Books: 6

Storm

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Your ticket to breaking into the field of data science! Jobs in data science are projected to outpace the number of people with data science skills—making those with the knowledge to fill a data science position a hot commodity in the coming years. Data Science For Dummies is the perfect starting point more » for IT professionals and students interested in making sense of an organization's massive data sets and applying their findings to real-world business scenarios. From uncovering rich data sources to managing large amounts of data within hardware and software limitations, ensuring consistency in reporting, merging various data sources, and beyond, you'll develop the know-how you need to effectively interpret data and tell a story that can be understood by anyone in your organization. * Provides a background in data science fundamentals and preparing your data for analysis * Details different data visualization techniques that can be used to showcase and summarize your data * Explains both supervised and unsupervised machine learning, including regression, model validation, and clustering techniques * Includes coverage of big data processing tools like MapReduce, Hadoop, Dremel, Storm, and Spark It's a big, big data world out there—let Data Science For Dummies help you harness its power and gain a competitive edge for your organization. « less
2017
Foundations of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Programming for Beginners
Learn how to use Solidity and the Ethereum project – second only to Bitcoin in market capitalization. Blockchain protocols are taking the world by storm, and the Ethereum project, with its Turing-complete scripting language Solidity, has rapidly become a front-runner. This bookpresents the blockchain more » phenomenon in context; then situates Ethereum in a world pioneered by Bitcoin. See why professionals and non-professionals alike are honing their skills in smart contract patterns and distributed application development. You'll review the fundamentals of programming and networking, alongside its introduction to the new discipline of crypto-economics. You'll then deploy smart contracts of your own, and learn how they can serve as a back-end for JavaScript and HTML applications on the Web. Many Solidity tutorials out there today have the same flaw: they are written for“advanced” JavaScript developers who want to transfer their skills to a blockchain environment.Introducing Ethereum and Solidityis accessible to technology professionals and enthusiasts of “all levels.” You’ll find exciting sample code that can move forward real world assets in both the academic and the corporate arenas. Find out now why this book is a powerful gateway for creative technologists of all types, from concept to deployment. What You’ll Learn * See how Ethereum (and other cryptocurrencies) work * Compare distributed apps (dapps) to web apps * Rrite Ethereum smart contracts in Solidity language * Connect Ethereum smart contracts to your HTML/CSS/JavaScript web applications * Deploy your own dapp, coin, and blockchain * Work with basic and intermediate smart contracts Who This Book Is For Anyone who is curious about Ethereum or has some familiarity with computer scienceProduct managers, CTOs, and experienced JavaScript programmers Experts will find the advanced sample projects in this book rewarding because of the power of Solidity « less
2017
KEY FEATURES * Use Swift 3 and latest iOS 10 features to build awesome apps for iPhone and iPad * Explore and use a wide range of Apple development tools to become a confident iOS developer * From prototype to App Store―find out how to build an app from start to finish! BOOK DESCRIPTION You want more » to build iOS applications for iPhone and iPad―but where do you start? Forget sifting through tutorials and blog posts, this is a direct route into iOS development, taking you through the basics and showing you how to put the principles into practice. With every update, iOS has become more and more developer-friendly, so take advantage of it and begin building applications that might just take the App Store by storm! Whether you're an experienced programmer or a complete novice, this book guides you through every facet of iOS development. From Xcode and Swift―the building blocks of modern Apple development―and Playgrounds for beginners, one of the most popular features of the iOS development experience, you'll quickly gain a solid foundation to begin venturing deeper into your development journey. For the experienced programmer, jump right in and learn the latest iOS 10 features. You'll also learn the core elements of iOS design, from tables to tab bars, as well as more advanced topics such as gestures and animations that can give your app the edge. Find out how to manage databases, as well as integrating standard elements such as photos, GPS into your app. With further guidance on beta testing with TestFlight, you'll quickly learn everything you need to get your project on the App Store! WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Get to grips with Swift 3 and Xcode, the building blocks of Apple development * Get to know the fundamentals of Swift, including variables, constants, and control flow * Discover the distinctive design principles that define the iOS user experience * See how to prototype your app with Swift's Playgrounds feature * Build a responsive UI that looks great on a range of devices * Find out how to use CoreLocation to add location services to your app * Add push notifications to your app * Make your app able to be used on both iPhone and iPad ABOUT THE AUTHOR Craig Clayton is a self-taught, Senior iOS Engineer at Adept Mobile, which specializes in building mobile experiences primarily for NBA and NFL teams. He also volunteers as the organizer of the Suncoast iOS meetup group in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area, and prepares presentations and hands-on talks for the group as well as for other groups in the community. He has worked with both adults and kids who wish to start learning how to program, or those who aspire to become iOS developers. On top of all that, starting in 2017 Craig has plans to launch Cocoa Academy online, which will specialize in bringing a diverse list of iOS courses. The courses will range from building apps to games for all programming levels. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Getting Familiar with Xcode 2. Building a Foundation with Swift 3. Digging Deeper 4. Digging into Collections 5. Starting the UI Setup 6. Setting Up UI 7. Getting Started with the Grid 8. Getting Started with the List 9. Working More with Lists 10. Where Are We? 11. Where's My Data? 12. Foodie Reviews 13. Saving Reviews 14. Universal 15. iMessages 16. Notifications 17. Just a Peek 18. Beta and Store Submission « less
2017
Discover how data science can help you gain in-depth insight into your business – the easy way! Jobs in data science abound, but few people have the data science skills needed to fill these increasingly important roles in organizations. Data Science For Dummies is the perfect starting point for IT more » professionals and students interested in making sense of their organization’s massive data sets and applying their findings to real-world business scenarios. From uncovering rich data sources to managing large amounts of data within hardware and software limitations, ensuring consistency in reporting, merging various data sources, and beyond, you’ll develop the know-how you need to effectively interpret data and tell a story that can be understood by anyone in your organization. * Provides a background in data science fundamentals before moving on to working with relational databases and unstructured data and preparing your data for analysis * Details different data visualization techniques that can be used to showcase and summarize your data * Explains both supervised and unsupervised machine learning, including regression, model validation, and clustering techniques * Includes coverage of big data processing tools like MapReduce, Hadoop, Dremel, Storm, and Spark It’s a big, big data world out there – let Data Science For Dummies help you harness its power and gain a competitive edge for your organization. « less
2015
Create real-time stream processing applications with Apache Storm
Starting with the very basics of Storm, you will learn how to set up Storm on a single machine and move on to deploying Storm on your cluster. You will understand how Kafka can be integrated with Storm using the Kafka spout. You will then proceed to explore the Trident abstraction tool with Storm more » to perform stateful stream processing, guaranteeing single message processing in every topology. You will move ahead to learn how to integrate Hadoop with Storm. Next, you will learn how to integrate Storm with other well-known Big Data technologies such as HBase, Redis, and Kafka to realize the full potential of Storm. « less
2014
Efficienly process unbounded streams of data in real time
Storm is a free and open source distributed real-time computation system. Storm makes it easy to reliably process unbounded streams of data, doing for real-time processing what Hadoop did for batch processing. Storm is simple, can be used with any programming language, and is a lot of fun to use! Storm more » Real Time Processing Cookbook will have basic to advanced recipes on Storm for real-time computation. The book begins with setting up the development environment and then teaches log stream processing. This will be followed by real-time payments workflow, distributed RPC, integrating it with other software such as Hadoop and Apache Camel, and more. What you will learn from this book * Create a log spout * Consume messages from a JMS queue * Implement unidirectional synchronization based on a data stream * Execute disaster recovery on a separate AWS region Approach A Cookbook with plenty of practical recipes for different uses of Storm. Who this book is written for If you are a Java developer with basic knowledge of real-time processing and would like to learn Storm to process unbounded streams of data in real time, then this book is for you. « less
2013